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Released by 19 Recordings/Interscope Records, Music Speaks serves up a sophisticated yet supremely soulful blend of love songs and self-empowerment anthems. In creating the album, Candice Glover partnered with an A-list lineup of producers that includes The Underdogs (Beyoncé, Jennifer Hudson, Justin Timberlake), Mike WiLL Made-It (Rihanna, Miley Cyrus), The Jackie Boyz (Madonna, Sean Kingston), Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins (The Black Eyed Peas, Lady Gaga), and Paul “Hotsauce” Dawson (Robin Thicke, Usher). Endlessly moving and deeply intimate, Music Speaks finds Glover channeling the emotional dynamism of legendary vocalists who’ve long inspired her. “My biggest influences have always been singers like Aretha Franklin, Patti LaBelle, Marvin Gaye, and Whitney Houston—the kind of people who are so heartfelt in their performance, you can just immediately feel what they’re singing,” notes Glover.
You can tell when a woman has finally come into her own. It's in the swivel of her hips, the growl in her voice and the joy that brightens her face when she smiles. A woman filled with confidence is a force to be reckoned with. For singer songwriter Ledisi, that exuberance rings through on every track of her new album The Truth. And that's saying a lot. Over the past 13 years, New Orleans native Ledisi Anibade Young has recorded six albums, gained eight Grammy nominations including a nod for "Best New Artist" in 2008, performed six times at the White House for President and Mrs. Obama, and earned a place in the pantheon of the best soul singers of her generation. With The Truth, Ledisi, known for her rich and evocative ballads says it's time for something new.
It's Your Mid-Morning Lunchtime Friday Groove - the JTA will weave some of the illest independent spoken word and music artists with label artists creating a mellow smooth soulful jazzy Hip Hop, I wanna rock right now, conscious playlist. INDIE FRIDAY is a more than listen playlist -- CALL-TO-ACTION If you're feeling a cut, please shout it out on social media (instagram, twitter, facebook, linkedin, etc), add the indie artists to your streaming playlists (Spotify, Pandora, iTunes, etc) and BUY BUY BUY the music!!! [advisory: very little explicit lyrics]
PLAYLIST: ART (Chrisette Michele - Lyricist Opus), EVANGELIST (Lamar Anthony Hill - Black Male), YOU FOUND ME (De'Borah - The Voice Performance), I WANNA ROCK (Farrah Burns), TIGHTROPE feat. Big Boi (Janelle Monae - The ArchAndroid), WHAT KIND OF COOL (Cody ChesnuTT feat. Hezekiah - Cure for the Common Soul)), CORNERED (Hezekiah - Cure for the Common Soul), TO A PLACE (Jonathan Emile - not released), BLACK RAGE (Lauryn Hill), DANCE WITH ME (This, That & the Third - Cure for the Common Soul), SUPER CHRIS (Chrisette Michele - Lyricist Opus), FIND YOURSELF (Akua Naru - How Does It Feel?), BRAVO (Ledisi - Pieces of Me), WHEN G.I. JOE MET BARBIE (Keziah feat. Richard Shaw - Cure for the Common Soul), ANYTHING (LaMonte Wheat), PARIS Ooo, La La (Amanda Brown - The Voice Performance).
Find Master Griot Radio's All Time Playlist which features links to tracks on www.MasterGriotRadio.com/Playlist
When the chips are down and it's crunch time... who can you trust? A lot of us have people that are our go-to's whenever there is a situation, but can we really rely on them? I've learned since the launch of my show who my true friends were. People that I thought would support what I was doing have all but ignored my efforts. That will happen. Most people will only have a handful of people they can rely on anyway. But, how can you recognize them?
That's what I'll discuss with my Show Legends tonight. Who can you trust?
Also on the show we'll discuss the Grammys and Beyonce. Did Beyonce stiff-arm Ledisi out of a song that Ledisi recently brought back to life in a movie soundtrack? How did Bey wind up singing a song that was recently performed by someone else in the movie "Selma"?
That and more on the Talk 2 Q Radio Show! "No experts. Just opinions."
Show No. 444
Scheduled for 90 mins.
Founder/President of I.M.A.C. Conferences, Jeff Robinson is a minister, vocalist, entrepreneur. life coach and motivational speaker. Jeff says "My purpose is to Educate, Inspire and Entertain everyone I come in contact with!"
Jeff is a native of Chicago, IL. He has found work as a Choir Director, Vocalist, Musican, Songwriter and Clinician. He has done LIVE background work for: Patti LaBelle, Ledisi, Regina Bell, Ashford and Simpson, James Ingram, Dionne Warwick, Melba Moore, Vesta, Kirk Franklin, Carmen, Karen Clark and the list goes on and on.
Every Sunday morning, you can see Jeff on BET as one of the lead Tenors of the Bobby Jones Nashville Super Choir.
In 1999, Mr. Robinson founded the I.M.A.C. Conferences, a "faith-based" institution that provides a platform for academic, artistic, professional and spiritual development. I.M.A.C. has showcased many unheard artist who now have a major presence in the industry: some include RiZen, Z'iel, Earnest Pugh and Nikki Ross to name a few.
I.M.A.C. Conferences will have a presence this year at the 30th Annual Stellar Awards with events going on March 26th...I.M.A.C. Industy Summit.
Go to www.imacconferences.org for more details
GiGi Mack is the lead vocalist and founding member of GiGi Mack & Alter EGO. GiGi Mack has played many important and high profile events though out the Detroit Metropolitan area. With more than 25 years in the entertainment industry her silky smooth sultry voice is the heart and soul of “ALTER EGO”. GiGi has performed with several Top local bands throughout the Detroit metropolitan area. GiGi Mack has a vast musical influence. Not one to be boxed into any genre she sings “Music for the Soul”!
GiGi Mack was born & raised in the Detroit music scene. She knew at an early age when at the age of 3 years old her parents took her to see ‘Lady Sing the Blues’ with Diana Ross she wanted to perform. Her first stage name was “Diana Blue” a combination of Diana Ross & the movie title (she gave herself that name at the age of 5). Her influences include Dinah Washington, Nancy Wilson, Natalie Cole, Earth Wind & Fire, Sade, Irma Thomas, Etta James, Ledisi, Maysa, Jill Scott, Chaka Kahn, Frank Sinatra and many other diverse artists and musicians. GiGi is a talented songwriter, actress and poet and enjoys performing live and has a sultry, alluring and captive stage presence that is well worth waiting for.
On this program: Beyonce Knowles vs R&B Singer Ledisi, Oscar winning Actress Monique vs Director Lee Daniels, TNT Analyst Charles Barkley vs Actress Gabrielle Union-Wade, Discussion: In an interview about the TV ministres The Book of Negros, Gossett talks Oscars and diversity in Hollywood, Uncle Ruckus Watch: Steve Harvey "I don't really care for slavery", In the World of News & Entertainment and more... Send your comment to firstname.lastname@example.org Join our fb page /bobcshow
Beyonce Knowles vs R&B Singer Ledisi, Oscar winning Actress Monique vs Director Lee Daniels, TNT Analyst Charles Barkley vs Actress Gabrielle Union-Wade, Discussion: In an interview about the TV series The Book of Negros, Gossett talks Oscars and diversity in Hollywood, Uncle Ruckus Watch: Steve Harvey "I don't really care for slavery"
Shaliek's fresh vibe with classic soul is becoming more of a familiar face on various media outlets, establishing him as rising star to listen to and watch. His hit single "The Past" remained in the Top 15 on the Urban AC Chart for 8 consecutive weeks while the official video for the "The Past" maintained regular rotation at VH1 Soul, BET Centric and Music Choice. His followup single "Ain't Supposed to Cry" is continues to quickly move the Urban AC Chart, currently at 12* as of 5/12/14. The official video for "Ain't Supposed to Cry" as been added to VH1 Soul and is in rotation.
Shaliek is currently opening up for Ledisi's tour on several dates and will be doing several performance dates nationwide at the "Soul Food Festival".
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